The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 32 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.53% 0.81% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.04% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
SOAP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
108 85 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 29.35% 34.27% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 24
Average daily rate £325 £287 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.41% -29.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Warwickshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Warwickshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone - - - -
Rugby - - - -
SOAP
West Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 13 (81.25%) WebSphere
2 10 (62.50%) QA
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 8 (50.00%) JDBC
4 8 (50.00%) JSP
4 8 (50.00%) Servlets
4 8 (50.00%) Struts
4 8 (50.00%) J2EE
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (50.00%) JBoss
4 8 (50.00%) Apache
4 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (50.00%) JMS
4 8 (50.00%) B2C
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (50.00%) JMX
4 8 (50.00%) Endeca
4 8 (50.00%) Content Management
4 8 (50.00%) Spring
4 8 (50.00%) ATG
4 8 (50.00%) CMS
4 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (50.00%) iPad
4 8 (50.00%) Load Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) WebSphere
2 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Testing Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) XSLT
2 8 (50.00%) JMS
2 8 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (50.00%) JDBC
2 8 (50.00%) JSP
2 8 (50.00%) Servlets
2 8 (50.00%) Struts
2 8 (50.00%) JMX
2 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (6.25%) UIKit
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) iPad
2 5 (31.25%) AS400
2 5 (31.25%) DataPower
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (50.00%) B2C
1 8 (50.00%) Content Management
1 8 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 8 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CITP
2 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) JBoss
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) ATG
1 8 (50.00%) Endeca
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft